Asthma | Maternal Variables Associated With Adherence in Children With Asthma

Asthma research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

A questionnaire will be used in order to find out the reasons for poor adherence for long-term treatment in children with asthma. The hypotheses is maternal factors including the knowledge that asthma is a chronic disease and fear to administer inhaled steroids are major obstacles for appropriate adherence.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Parents to children aged 2 - 12 years with moderate to severe asthma to whom inhaled steroids was described for a period of at least 4 weeks. Exclusion Criteria: - Parents who will not agree to sign the consent form and parents who do not speak and understand the Hebrew language.

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?


Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

Study Status

Unknown status

Start Date: July 2008

Completed Date: June 2011


Type: Observational


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Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator: Dan Engelhard, MD

Lead Sponsor: Hadassah Medical Organization


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